Betty Marie Brillhart

Birth Date: 
Saturday, April 6, 1929
Date of Passing: 
Tuesday, January 22, 2019

WOOSTER – Betty Marie Brillhart, 89, of Wooster passed away on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at West View Healthy Living.

She was born April 6, 1929 in Dalton on the family farm to Ray M. and Fannie Plank Shisler. 

She retired as head teller from First Merit Bank.  Betty was a member of the Christ United Church of Christ in Orrville.

Surviving is a daughter, Elaine (Michael) Hammer of Wooster; grandchildren, Kerrie Anderson, Jill Anderson and Lori (Robin) Adams; great-grandchildren, Stephanie Gilbert, Kendra King, Gianna King, Brenton Kasler and Ladimir Kasler and a great-great-grandson, Theodore Susanjar; sisters, Esther Graber of Dalton, Mabel Wade of Apple Creek and Pauline Gordon of Tallmadge.

Betty was preceded in death by parents and step-mother Laura, her husband, Paul J. Brillhart in 1987, her brothers, Don, Gene and Wayne Shisler and step-children, Paul Brillhart, Jr., Mark Brillhart and Jean Ann Macabee.

A memorial service will be held at West View Healthy Living, 1715 Mechanicsburg Rd., Wooster on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Kirk Fairhurst officiating.  The family will greet friends following the service.   Please use the Mechanicsburg Rd. entrance due to the construction.

McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster 44691 or to West View Healthy Living, 1715 Mechanicsburg Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.

The family would like to extend their thanks to the staff of West View Healthy Living, Pastor Kirk Fairhurst and Ohio's Hospice LifeCare for all of their love, concern and care for Betty during her final years.

Online condolences may be left for the family at

Memorial Contributions: 

Ohio's Hospice LifeCare, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691 or West View Healthy Living, 1715 Mechanicsburg Rd., Wooster, OH 44691


following memorial service


Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at West View Healthy Living, 1715 Mechanicsburg Rd., Wooster


Elaine, So sorry to hear of your mother's passing. I always enjoyed talking to her at Buehler's. I know she will be greatly missed. May God give you peace and comfort at this time. God Bless

I’m so sorry for the loss of your much loved grandma. Love and prayers!

It is with sincerity that I offer my deepest of sympathy. I pray that you find comfort in two of the promises found in the Holy writings: "and the peace of God that surpasses all understanding will guard your hearts and your mental powers by means of Christ Jesus." -Phil. 4:7
Also, what does the future hold for your beloved? "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out..." - John 5:28,29
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Elaine, Mike and family, we are so sorry for your loss. Betty was such a nice lady. Nancy and I were remembering when Nancy was in high school she had a summer job at Pearlsteins. Nancy said she was so much fun to work with. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you all. Dave and Nancy Handwerk

Sorry for your loss. My deepest condolences to the family in their time of sorrow.

Prayers of peace and comfort to your family. I'm sure Betty knew how much she was loved by you all. She was a very important part of your family and I know you will all miss her terribly.

Elaine, Kerri, Jill and family,
Our thoughts and prayers go to each of you for the loss of your beloved mother and grandmother. Over the many years, knowing Betty, we know what a heartbreak it is to lose someone so kind, loving and thoughtful. We are so sorry we weren't there to tell you in person but know we are thinking of you and know the memories of her will go on with you. Love always, Dave & Deb

To Betty's Family......You have our sincere sympathy and prayers. We are sure you have many pleasant memories. God's Blessings to each of you. Randall and Marlys Zeigler, Marshallville

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